University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Master of Professional Engineering

University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B

This program focuses on practical experience, preparing students thoroughly for the engineering profession. It is ideal for students who have already completed a 3-year engineering degree but have no work experience, as students will be eligible to apply for graduate membership with Engineers Australia and become a professional engineer.

Designed for

Professionals in the engineering industry who require recognition at the professional level upon successful completion


  • 16 units: 7 core courses (8 units)
  • 6 specialisation courses
  • 2 elective courses
  • 2-5 practice courses (0 units) depending upon specialisations


  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Power engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Engineering Management and Enterprise.

Standard entry requirements

  • Australian university Bachelor degree (three of four years) in the area of engineering in the relevant cognate specialisation (major), or equivalent
  • Or completion of an appropriate four year Bachelor degree in the area of engineering in a non-cognate specialisation (major field), or equivalent.


Most specialisations are accredited by Engineers Australia.

Study pathways

Articulate from: Graduate Certificate of Professional Engineering, or Graduate Diploma of Professional Engineering.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Toowoomba International: $71,840 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

Further information

For all modes of study, there are compulsory practical components which require either on-campus participation or residential school attendance.

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